Snowpak Cat and Heli Skiing

Cat Skiing the Monashees

Cat Skiing the Monashees

When I told friends I was going cat skiing, they replied “I thought you hated cats” and “Cats hate the cold, how do you ski with cats?” Here’s the scoop for my non-skiing friends, cat skiing has nothing to do with furry kittens,...

Written by Greg and Heather Burke • Jan 21, 2017

 Silverton Powdercats

Silverton Powdercats

Silverton Cat Skiing is a unique and special cat ski operation. The small, catered cat ski tour company was designed and laid out in 1997 by owners and guides Todd Brodbeck and John. Silverton Powdercats is located just one mile...

Written by Greg and Heather Burke • Nov 07, 2016

Heli Ski Safety and Tips

Heli Ski Safety and Tips

Heli skiing is an elitist sport on snow. Getting to remote mountain locations that are drenched in deep snow is the first travel challenge, then being chauffeured in a private helicopter only adds to the cache if you will pardon our...

Written by Greg and Heather Burke • Mar 16, 2016

Heli Skiing in Bella Coola...what to expect on a heli ski trip

Heli Skiing in Bella Coola...what to expect on a heli ski trip

Heli skiing - the phrase had always sent cool chills up my spine. The elitist, expert, edgy sport sounded too risky and remote for me. I grew up skiing in bounds at Eastern ski resorts. Still, my hard core skier friends and my...

Written by Greg and Heather Burke • Apr 05, 2015

Purcell Heli Skiing review

Purcell Heli Skiing review

Purcell Heli Skiing is the closest heli-ski operator to Kicking Horse, Banff and Lake Louise - conveniently located just off the Trans-Canada highway in Golden British Columbia. What's great about Purcell is you can sign on for a...

Written by Greg and Heather Burke • Mar 30, 2015

Eagle Pass Heli Skiing review

Eagle Pass Heli Skiing review

Eagle Pass Heli Ski is based in downtown Revelstoke, the heart of the best heli skiing in the world Canada's Monashee Mountains. A heli ski day with Eagle Pass is sure to get your heart pumping. These Monashee mountains are renowned...

Written by Greg and Heather Burke • Jan 28, 2015

 Brundage Cat Skiing

Brundage Cat Skiing

Brundage Mountain Resort in central Idaho offers 1,500 acres of terrain, plus 19,000 acres of backcountry snow cat skiing. Brundage is blessed with up to 400 inches of snow each winter. They even trademarked "the most snow in...

Written by Greg and Heather Burke • Oct 14, 2014

Guide to Cat Skiing

Guide to Cat Skiing

Cat skiing has nothing to do with cats - first of all-  no felines just fall line and freshies. With that clarification, cat skiing is a great powder experience, often far less costly than heli skiing, no pricey jet fuel or fancy A...

Written by Greg and Heather Burke • Mar 03, 2014